Originally Posted by Migara
Agree with this. If a player has a very big off break, then the chances of needing a doosra is minimal. A normal arm ball will be enough to beat the other edge of the bat.
All the fancy deliveries are needed when the off break doesn't turn much (as I've found out). Then the arm ball does not beat the outside edge effectively unless it drifts and dips alarmingly (when that happens of course, off breaks will start drifting, dipping and splitting off the track, implying that you are in top bowling form). Then a ball which spins a bit away from the bat is useful.
What is your method of extracting as much spin as poss? My quicker ball is a force to be reckoned with but my deliveries are just not turning enough
Originally Posted by zaremba
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